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Where the Action Is - The Foundations of Embodied Interaction

  title={Where the Action Is - The Foundations of Embodied Interaction},
  author={Paul Dourish},
Computer science as an engineering discipline has been spectacularly successful. Yet it is also a philosophical enterprise in the way it represents the world and creates and manipulates models of reality, people, and action. In this book, Paul Dourish addresses the philosophical bases of human-computer interaction. He looks at how what he calls "embodied interaction" -- an approach to interacting with software systems that emphasizes skilled, engaged practice rather than disembodied rationality… 
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